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Theatre Technician for Bergen County Community College

Theatre Technician·         Full Time
·         Bergen Community College
·         Posted 2 weeks ago
The Theatre Technician will assist the Senior Technical Coordinator in running of Ciccone and Lab theatres. This position will support and assist in the coordination and execution of all the technical work needed for theatre productions and other events housed in the theatre facilities including lighting, sound and set construction. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting with the technical phases of productions in the Theatre including the use of all power tools, lighting and sound equipment, rigging and scenery; assisting with the general technical operation of the Theatre during performances including the operation of lighting and sound equipment as well as ensuring the safety of the public and cast; assisting with the build, load-in and load-out of college productions and helping supervise student crews including working closely with students in preparing and running of student productions to include set construction, rigging of theatrical lighting, sound equipment, installations and all necessary procedures for mounting student productions; maintaining the theatre inventory including the updating of the Theatre’s computerized inventory of materials and arranging for replacement; assisting with the repair and maintenance of all the equipment including the cleaning and aligning of all lighting instruments, repairing and cleaning all shop power tools, preventative maintenance on both the sound and lighting system and updating the maintenance log that is kept on all theatre equipment; supporting all other activities taking place in the theatre facilities and performing any other duties or tasks as may be assigned.
Qualifications:Required:
·         Bachelor’s Degree is required in Drama or Theatre Arts; MFA in Theatre preferred
·         A minimum of two years of technical theatre experience is required. Backstage theatre technician experience required; specialist in technical theatre preferred
·         Must be familiar or become familiar with all codes pertaining to the theatre operation, i.e., fire code and electrical code
·         Theatre production skills including carpentry, rigging, lighting, sound reinforcement, scenic art and all aspects of theatre required
·         Exhibit strong skills in communication, customer and student focus, building relationships, organizing and planning
·         Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
·         Excellent attention to detail and completes work with high degree of accuracy
·         Must be driven to provide excellent customer service with ability to handle inquiries of diverse and multicultural students, staff, faculty and visitors with sensitivity and diplomacy
·         Must be willing and able to adjust scheduled work hours any day of the week when necessary
·         Must be able to work at heights of 25’ in lift
·         Must be able to work at heights of 60’ above theatre deck
·         Must be able to climb steel pipe frame 30’ off theatre floor with a harness
·         Must be able to carry 50 pounds
Contact:All interested candidates should send a letter of intent (including the job code P-THEATRE), curriculum vitae, salary requirements and three professional references with current contact information. To ensure full consideration, all requested application materials must be received by September 16, 2016. Send materials by email with the appropriate job code in the subject line to employment@bergen.edu.

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Volunteer Coordinator: to build, organize and manage our volunteers for performances and events.

If you are interested in either of these positions please email us at info@skylinetheatrecompany.org asap! WE ooh forward to hearing from you!

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Welcome Stephanie!

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